Sea Quarks in the Proton
1 Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439 USA
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Published online: 25 March 2016
The proton is a composite particle in which the binding force is responsible for the majority of its mass. To understand this structure, the distributions and origins of the quark-antiquark pairs produced by the strong force must be measured. The SeaQuest collaboration is using the Drell-Yan process to elucidate antiquark distributions in the proton and to study their modification when the proton is held within a nucleus.
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